- Wii - 274,000
- PlayStation 3 - 269,000
- Nintendo DS - 251,000
- PSP - 230,000
- Xbox 360 - 230,000
Totaling $377.8 million, hardware sales were down 25% compared to the last January. "Given the huge number of hardware systems sold in December, inventory shortages could be the biggest contributor to the softer than expected sales," analyst Anita Frazier reasoned.
In related news, a Microsoft representative told Shacknews that the Xbox 360 is currently experiencing shortages. "Xbox 360 is selling as fast as [retailers] can restock," the rep stated. "We are working as quickly as we can to replenish inventory."
The firm also released figures highlighting the month's best-selling software.